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September 2011 8 Min Read

Meet Today’s Treasurer

Meet Today’s Treasurer by Erik Seifert, Head GTS Corporate, Sweden, SEB Treasury remains a relatively new profession, with distinct departments dedicated to managing liquidity and risk first emerging in the 1970s in response to increasing interest rate and FX...

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September 2011 4 Min Read

Anticipating the Treasury of the Future

Anticipating the Treasury of the Future by Håkan Lundgren, Vice President, Corporate Treasurer, Sony Ericsson When we first set up the treasury function at Sony Ericsson in 2001, it became clear that we were seeking a treasury model that differed from those of other...

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September 2011 6 Min Read

First Steps in Collaboration

First Steps in Collaboration by Hakan Aldrin, Head of Client Relationship Management and Jonny Sander, Offering Manager Corporate Segment, GTS, SEB It may seem inconceivable in a world of smartphones, tablets and laptops that communication can still remain quite so...

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September 2011 10 Min Read

Transforming Global Trends into Competitive Opportunities

Transforming Global Trends into Competitive Opportunities What are the major trends you see today and how are you helping clients leverage these trends? The global economy has been experiencing extraordinary economic challenges, with average GDP growth of advanced...

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August 2011 9 Min Read

The Long Run to Centralisation

by Greg Zabikow, Assistant Treasurer, Evraz Inc NA This article outlines Greg Zabikow’s experiences at one of the companies in which he has worked, specifically looking at the road to treasury centralisation. While the path may be long and bumpy, he explains that by...

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August 2011 7 Min Read

Assessing Banks’ Confidence After the Crisis

Assessing Banks’ Confidence After the Crisis Financial-services executives report a mostly positive outlook on banking — and some signs of industry complacency. McKinsey Global Survey results Nearly three years after the global financial crisis, a recent...

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August 2011 7 Min Read

Supporting a New Decade of Treasury

Supporting a New Decade of Treasury by Michael Spiegel, Head of Trade Finance and Cash Management Corporates, Global Transaction Banking, Deutsche Bank When many treasury departments were first established, often in the 1970s and 1980s, they were typically tasked to manage...

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June 2011 4 Min Read

An Expense Management System Avoids Drama in a Crisis

An Expense Management System Avoids Drama in a Crisis by David Rockliff, Managing Director, RBS Commercial Cards, Global Transaction Services (GTS) David Rockliff, Managing Director, RBS Global Commercial Cards, explains how companies can control cash and the burden on...

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April 2011 8 Min Read

Shared Services for Shared Success

Shared Services for Shared Success by Lynton Williams, Head of A&F Credit Services, GSS, Siemens plc, UK Building our business with the highest levels of efficiency, performance and ethics is critical to the way that we work at Siemens. As Peter Löscher, President...

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April 2011 6 Min Read

An Insight into BlackRock’s Cash Management Business

An Insight into BlackRock’s Cash Management Business An Interview with Rich Hoerner and Simon Mendelson, Co-Heads of Global Cash Management and Securities Lending, BlackRock BlackRock has undergone substantial change in recent years, particularly with the acquisition...

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February 2011 13 Min Read

Can Treasurers Solve the Global Energy Crisis?

Can Treasurers Solve the Global Energy Crisis? by Helen Sanders, Editor “The world appears to be emerging from the worst economic crisis in decades. Many countries have made commitments under Copenhagen Accord to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Commitments have also...

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January 2011 9 Min Read

Beyond Facebook: Social Media for Professionals

Beyond Facebook:Social Media for professionals by Helen Sanders, Editor Social media is the communications revolution of the twenty-first century. And no, this is not a phrase purloined from a Facebook or Twitter advert. The growth speed of social media outstrips any...

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